In the wake of Walter’s con job, Sonya is feeling vulnerable and Toadie is concerned about the level of distress for the family. His fears are confirmed when Sonya flees an AA meeting, unable to be truthful about her conman “uncle”. She admits to a worried Toadie the pressure is building inside her – she is close to busting, looking for ways to escape the emptiness and turmoil inside.
Imogen chooses to let Josh believe that Amber is seeing Clay, and to let Amber believe that Josh is seeing Hayley, despite knowing neither is true. But Amber cottons onto the truth after Josh reveals a spark of jealousy and Imogen admits she is only trying to protect her friend. Amber goes to Chris for advice, but his experience with Hudson makes him wary of athletes. Amber is better off with Clay. For his part, Josh’s frustration is taken out with weight training – but this jealousy may not be so easy to shift.
Ajay’s offer to take Rani to India with Priya’s compensation money during the next school holidays is met with excitement and joy from Rani. However, the happy idea turns into a crisis when a phone call to India reveals that Ajay’s grandmother is dying. Ajay makes plans to rush away, leaving Toadie with all the work on his plate and Rani very upset at being left behind.